Open mic slots every month
Some of the best writing
from around the world
and professional polish
Louis Marchesi, 2nd Monday of each month
Café Writers presents to you….monthly readings of poetry and prose of extremely high quality in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. There are also open mic slots every month so do come along and share something of your own.
Meetings are held at Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich in the upstairs function room. Meetings start at 7.30pm and the entrance fee is £3.
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OUR 13TH JULY EVENT with guest appearances from George Szirtes and Jennifer Wong will be held through ZOOM. Please join us. Email us at the above address so we can send you the zoom link. Let us know if you would like an ‘Open Mic’ slot. ZOOM opens between 7.30 and 7.45pm.
Cafe Writers was a blast – great audience, good humoured and keen
The 2019 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition results, judged by Zaffar Kunial
July 13th 2020 – George Szirtes and Jennifer Wong. This event will now be held through ZOOM. See home page for details.
George Szirtes’s first book of poems, The Slant Door, in 1979 was joint-winner of the Faber Prize. He has published many since then, his collection, Reel, winning the T S Eliot Prize in 2004 for which he has been twice shortlisted since. His latest is Mapping the...
Joelle Taylor is an award-winning poet, playwright, author and editor who has recently completed touring Europe, Australia, Brazil and South east Asia with her latest collection Songs My Enemy Taught Me. She is widely anthologist, the author of three full poetry...
Philip Gross has published over twenty collections of poetry, including The Water Table, which won the T.S.Eliot Prize 2009, and a new collection, Between The Islands, from Bloodaxe in March, 2020. He received a Cholmondeley Award in 2017, and his science-based...
John McCullough's first collection of poems, The Frost Fairs won the Polari First Book Prize in 2012 and was a Book of the Year for The Independent as well as a summer read in The Observer. His second, Spacecraft (Penned in the Margins, 2016) was named one of The...